Business Planning

A written plan for launching and operating your business is essential to your success. A well-prepared business plan starts you off on solid footing, makes you more attractive to potential lenders, helps you make sound managerial decisions, and better positions your company for growth.

A Sample Business Plan Format

Planning your business should be a careful, thoughtful process. Try these helpful guidelines.

Get Help with Your Business Plan

Our Small Business Development Centers can help you develop, evaluate and refine your plan.

SBA Business Plan Guidance

Breaks down a business plan into 10 separate sections and covers each one in detail.